This article considers what it means to live a life of service in the various ages and stages of life. It first gives an overview of 1 Corinthians 12 and what it means to be the body of Christ. Then it examines Philippians 2, showing Christ as the great example of humble servanthood. Then it gives some practical examples of where servanthood is vital among God's people.
This article discusses the situation of the churches in the Netherlands from about 1560 onward. It looks at the life and teachings of Arminius, the path leading to the Synod of Dort (1618-19), and the decisions of the Synod of Dort.